The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SAP Business Objects.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 111 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 9 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.78% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 1.70% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 12
Average salary £23,000 £43,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.42% +26.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
766 880 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.52% 45.62% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 552 663 691
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +11.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Cheshire region.

Business Objects Salary Trend in Cheshire

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Business Objects
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Business Objects also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Objects.

1 20 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (46.43%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (39.29%) SAP
7 10 (35.71%) .NET
8 9 (32.14%) Python
9 8 (28.57%) Degree
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (25.00%) MS Office
10 7 (25.00%) Java
10 7 (25.00%) Oracle
10 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (21.43%) C
11 6 (21.43%) C++
11 6 (21.43%) SAS
11 6 (21.43%) Project Management
11 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
11 6 (21.43%) Physics
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (21.43%) Analytics
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (21.43%) Statistics

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Business Objects also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Objects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) SAS
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Business One
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
7 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
7 3 (10.71%) MySQL
7 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (10.71%) Essbase
7 3 (10.71%) QlikView
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (3.57%) SAP BI
8 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Graduate
3 6 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Team Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Business Objects Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Report Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Business Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.57%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) J2EE
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) LAMP
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) SAP XI
4 1 (3.57%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (21.43%) Statistics
2 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 6 (21.43%) Physics
3 4 (14.29%) Informatics
3 4 (14.29%) NHS
4 2 (7.14%) Life Science
4 2 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) Analytics
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.29%) Product Management
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Release Management
5 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Management
8 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.57%) Computer Security
8 1 (3.57%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Python
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) C++
4 6 (21.43%) C
5 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) RHCE
2 3 (10.71%) MCTS
2 3 (10.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
1 3 (10.71%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) SAP
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Brocade
4 3 (10.71%) Foundry
4 3 (10.71%) Hyperion
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Compaq
5 2 (7.14%) Cognizant
5 2 (7.14%) Cognos
5 2 (7.14%) Teradata
6 1 (3.57%) SmartFocus
6 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com